Training Tuesdays: The public interest defence for defamation

Training Tuesdays: The public interest defence for defamation

Training Tuesdays: The public interest defence for defamation

One of the most complex and least understood defence for defamation is the public interest defence.

It allows you a defence to an article that can’t be proved to be true, so long as it is a ‘product of responsible journalism’ and is ‘overwhelmingly in the public interest.’

We’ve got a 10-minute video that will give you a basic introduction to it, but as always if you’re considering using it – consult a media law solicitor.

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